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Jingle

Ball,

Christmas

Mitten

arty

Will

Be

Held

Today

:

Door Prizes
To Be Given
By Santa Claus
Sawyer To Play Arrangements
Featuring Big John, Falvay
At Unin's Holiday Party
Twenty-five door prizes will be of-
fered at the Union's third annual
"Jingle Ball," which will be held from
9 p.m. to midnight today in the Union
Ballroom.°
Those holding lucky ticket stubs
will receive cigarette cartons, week-
end dance passes and tickets redeem-
able for Sunday evening suppers in
the main dining room of the Union.
Brandt To Be SantaI
Bud Brandt, '44, in the true guise
of a jolly Santa Claus, willpass out
the door prizes just before intermis-
sion. The rest of the time, St. Nick
will spend amusing the guests and
giving them candy sticks-a Merry
Christmas from the Union.
"Jingle Ball," the Union's largest
holiday dance and last dance of 1941,
will borrow a bit of the gaiety and
color of Christmas and decorate the
atmosphere withit.
No Price Advance
There will be no advance in prices
over 'the regular week-end dances.
Bill Sawyer and his orchestra will
feature a new arrapgenent of "Dear
Arabella" with Dave Falvay (without
4is trombone) doing the vocal.
Popular demand has brought about
a revised arrangement of "Huckle-
berry Duck" rendered by Big John
and the Quartette which will be an-
other feature of the evening. Tickets
are now on sale at the main desk in
the Union.
--- Buy a Goodfellow Editio -
Mortarboard To Join
Wyvern In Singing
Carols Wednesday
There will be harmony betwen
honor societies when Mortarboard
and Wyvern unite to sing Christmas
carols at 10 p.m. Wednesday.
After meeting in the League Lobby
thg two groups will become one and
pr ced around the campus singing
all the favorite Christmas hymns and
songs of festivity. Mittens and ski
pants will be in order for the carolers
so that they can put sincere warmth
into their'singing.
Members of Wyvern are requested
to meet in the League lobby at 9:30,
a half hour preceding the carol sing,
in order that appointments may be
made for the Wynx dance. The meet-
ing is very important, and those who
cannot make it are responsible for
obtaining the information from some-
one who was present.
Late permission for the caroling is I
being obtained for members of both
societies through Mortarboard.
- Be a Goodfellow Dec. 15 --
Tea Will Be Held
Pi Lambda Theta, honorary edu-
cation society for women, and Phi]
Delta Rho, honorary education society
for men, will sponsor a joint tea to be
given for members pf the Edcation
School faculty from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30
p.m, tomorrow in the Ethel Fountain
Hussey Room of the League.

~
What's smart, enough for a Duchess
is smart enough for you, say all the
milliners in their promotion of that
most versatile and practical of hats,
the calot
The Duchess ownsthis, her pet
head-gear, in a dozen versions, we
are told by fashion reporters. Follow-
ing her lead, plain, embroidered, nail-
studded or in more elaborate form
complete with snood, the calot or
pill-box caps many of the feminine
heads of the country.
Its head-hugging simplicity em-
phasizes the shape of the head, shows
off well-groomed hair, and accents
your best features. In short, it's the
kind of a hat that you'll enjoy wear-
ing when you're tempted to go hatless
and know you really shouldn't.

WAA Sponsors
Training Course
In Leadership
"Lead the Lint Behind the Line"
is the motto of the extra-eurricular
leadership training course sponsored
by WAA which will meet at 4:15 p.m.
Monday in the Dance Studio of Bar-
bour Gymnasium.
Under the direction of Gertrude
Inwood, '43, the group will train Uni-
Versity women for community leader-
ship in singing, leading children's
games, telling stories, and work in
crafts. The women will be given prac-
ticals experience here on campus in
working with children; besides this
course instruction.
."One way of helping in the national!
}mergency," Miss Inwood said, "is
to keep physically fit and to lead in
any and all situations in which ole
is called upon to aid." As part of the
program, the group will emphasize
physical fitness and point out any
remedial defects to the women, such
as defective teeth. Pointers will also
be givep on corrective exercise if the
group w shes it.
Leadership will be the main focus
of attention, however, and the pro-
gram will be moulded to fit the needs
and interests of all. There will be
six or eight meetings which will deal
with general trends and ideas, then
the work will be specialized and active
work will begin. Anyone who is in-
terested in 'leading the line behind
the line,' and helping in the national
emergency, is urged to come out.

Charity Dance
Receipts Aid
Local Chidldren
Herb Miller To Furnish Music
At Benefit In League Ballroom;
Mittens To Be Given For TreeI
Cold hands will find grateful
warmth in the mittens contributed
by dancers who attend the Christmas
Mitten Party to be held from 9:30
p.m. to midnight today in the League
Ballroom.
''oal of the evening is set at the
procuring of' 500 pairs of mittenst
which will be distributed later
through the facilities of the Christ-
mas Bureau to needy children in Ann
Arbor.
To Be Hung On Tree
Herb Miller and his orchestra, who
will play for the affair, are sponsors
of the dance in'conjunction with the
League. Etch person attending tht
dance is asked to bring a pair of in-
expensive mittens which will be hung
on the huge Christmas tree occupy-
ing one corner of the ballroom.
Idea for the part is contributed to}
Herb Miller who, after consulting the
Bureau, found that 500 pairs of mit-
tens were on the list as "wanted"
for deserving Ann Arbor families who
have been helped each Christmas
through the Bureau.
Aim Is 500 Mittens
One of the features of the Bureau
is its ability to supply confidential
information to donors. Thus, those
attending the Christmas Mitten Par-
ty willhave the opportunity to help
the Bureau realize their aim of 500
mittens.
Miller will feature a new arrange-
ment of "Auld Lang Syne," a tribute
to New Year's Eve for the students
who will not be here then and a
"first time'" arrangement of "Blue
Prelude," written by George Roach,
'41.
Instead of the dancers being on
the receiving end of favors and door
prizes, they will be on the giving end
of a pair of mittens.

Campus Groups Will Fill Social
Calendar With Pre-Holiday Parties

The last fling' before vacation fills
the social calendar with 17 parties.
Alpha Epsilon Phi will hold its
winter formal dance from 9 p.m. to
midnight at the chapter house.
Chaperons will be Mr. and Mrs.
B. Rubiner of Detroit and Mr. and
Mrs. C. Deutsch of Flint.
A radio dance will be given from 9,
p.m. to midnight at Alpha Kappa Psi.
Prof.x and Mrs. A. L. Ferguson and
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Monroe of Flint
will chaperon.
Alpha Omicron Pi is having a
radio dance from 9 p.m. to midnight
at the chapter house. The chap-
erons are to be Dr. and Mrs. F. K.
Sparrow, Mr. and Mrs. Douglas
Brown and the housemother, Mrs.
Robert Burton.
An informal Christmas dance will
be given from 9 "p.m. to midnight at
the League by Beta Kappa Rho.
Prof. and Mrs. A. F. Shulls Mrs. B.
F. Backer and Miss Fredericlga Gil-
lette are to chaperon.
Delta Sigma Delta will hold its
pledge fromal from 9 p.m. to mid-
night. The guests will be Dr. and
Mrs. Sidney Williams and Dr. and
Mrs. R. F. Sommers.
The graduate students will be hav-
ing a Christmas dance from 9 p.m. to
iidnight at the Rackham Assembly
Hall. An admission charge will be
asked and the proceeds will be given
to the Family Welfare Bureau.
An informal dance will be given
by the Intercoaperative Council
from 8:30 p.m. to midnight at the
Wolverine. Chaperoning the affair
will be Prof. and Mrs. Norman An-
ning and Prof. and Mrs. Claude
Eggertsen.
Kappa Alpha Theta is holding its
annual pledge formal from 9 p.m. to
midnight. The guests will be the
housemother, Mrs. Paul Kircher and
Miss Joan Kircher.
A radio dance will be held from
9 p.m. to midnight at Lambda Chi
Alpha. The chaperons will be Mr.
and Mrs. F. W. Hartman and Mr.
and Mrs. W. S. Housel.
The Law Club will give a Christ-

mas formal from 9 p.m. to 12 p.m. to-
day. Dr. and Mrs. R. S. Ford
and Mr. and Mrs. Philip McCallum
will be chaperons, and Clark McClel-
lan's orchestra from Detroit will fur-
nish the music. A buffet supper will
be served from 10:30 p.m. to 11:30
In Mosher Hall will give an in-
formal radio dance from 9 p.m. to
midnight for the residents and their
guests. Mrs. Frederick Klein and
Miss Louise Larrabee will chaperon.
Phi Delta Theta's annual Christmas
formal will be given from 9 p.m. to
midnight today. The guests will be
Dr. and Mrs. William Blakeman and
Mr. and Mrs. R. R. Solar.
A Christmas formal will also be
given from 9 p.m. to midnight by
Phi Kappa Sigma. Prof, and Mrs.
John Brumm and Mr. and Mrs.
Clarence Munn are invited to chap-
eron.
Phi Kappa Tau will hold its annual
pledge formal from 9 p.m. to midnight
today. The chaperons will be Mr. and
Mrs. Robert 0. Carr of Muskegon
and Mrs. Helen Gucker.
A Bowery bail will be given at Phi
Sigma Kappa from 9 p.m. to mid-
night. Mr. and Mrs. C. O. Creol
and Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Meacham
have been invited to chaperon.
Another novelty party will be given
at Sigma Phi.° From 9 p.m. to mid-
night they will hold a gold rush party.
The guests will be Mr. and Mrs. I M.
Orr of Grand Rapids and Mr. and
Mrs. N. B. Creen of Detroit.
Theta:~ Phi Alpha will have a radio
dance from 9 p.m. to midnight. Dr.
and Mrs. H. Held and Mrs. Nn
Riggs, housemther, will chaperon.
The Victor Vlughan house will also
be holding a radio dance from 9 p.m.
to midnight. Chaperons will be Dr.
and Mrs. H. H. Hunt and Dr. and Mrs.
L. S. Baer.
Included in the list of radio
dances is the Winchell Ho-use. It
will le given from 8 p.m. to mid-
night and Mrs. Phillip Wygant and
Dr. John Arthos have been invited
to chaperon.

Kappa Phi To Hold
Candlelight Service
Kappa Phi is planning a Christmas
program which will be presented. at
the Methodist Wesleyan Guild to-
morrow. The program, which is be-
ing directed by Barbara Smith, '44,
and Jean Houghton, '44, will be pre-
ceded by a tea beginning at 6:30
p.m.
The program will consist of a series
of tableaux based upon the central
theme of "Light," emphasizing the
need of light in the world today. Each
person will have a small candle to be
lighted from a large central candle
representing Christ--the Light of the
World.
I,
"It's just what I wanted," she'll ex-
claim when she unwraps the cata-
lin bracelet and pin to match with
with her own initials on it. Brace-
let $2.00 and pin $1.00. ELIZABETH
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i

DOn

West,,

Mimes Publicity ,Man,

Is Typical High-Pressure

Agent

By KAY RUDDY
There are a great many

things

about the opening of Mimes, just as
there are about the opening of any
amateur show, which could be cis-
cussed to the tune of much haw haw-
ing. The usual number of college re-
view "fowx passes" occurred and
there was the usual amount of un-
premeditated humor. (In this case it
even outbalanced the premeditated
type.).
If you were there the first night,
you could have clutched the arms ofJ
your seat in a sort of gleeful horror
along with the rest o-f the premiere
audience when an extremely large
and ever-widening gap appeared in
the back seam of. Jeff Solomon's
trousers.. You would probably, top,
have heard the few bellows of
"More!" from the front rows when
one of the Can-Can Girls found the
bodice of her, dress slipping.
West Is Best
But you'd have to be a little more
closely connected to either the Opera
itself or to The Daily if you were to
see the best act that Mimes could
offer-the frantic spectacle of Don
West, high-pressure publicity chair-
man for both the Opera and for the
Union in one of his, sessions of tear-
ing at his owil hair and screaming
loud threats of .lynching the man-
aging editor if the. Opera didn't get
better coverage-and all this in one

fell swoop-(as We often say in the
Cliche Club.)
Don did everything but sew the
costumes and model them himself to
get photographs of the cast into the
latest issue of Garg. He was so wild-
eyed about the whole thing that theI
Garg photographer, discovering that
hey hadn't_ an additional plate for one
last phot of the committee, decided
not to endanger Don's already over-
taxed :arteries and simply told the
boys to lineup.
An Untaken Picture
He then solemnly flashed his last
bulb, clicked the lenses over an un-
loaded camera, and every one was
happy, including Don who probably
couldn't have stood it if he had known
the awful truth. (Now get a grip
on yourself as you read this, West.
Life can be beautiful!)
In short, Mimes missed its best bet
by not including the old type char-
acte; of the demon publicity man as
one of the characters who came to
life under a pulp magazine writer's
pen and putting West-the hysterical'
prototype, if we ever saw it, into the
role.
--- Be a Goodfellow ?ec. 15 --
Alpha Gamma Delta announces
the pledging of Marion James, '45, of
Plymouth, and Anne Evarts, '43, of
n Arbor.

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4

Stockwell Hears Dean Lloyd

Name Women's War Program

C
By ALICE FRETZ
At all all-out house meeting at 11
p.m. Wednesday in Stockwell, Dean
Alice Lloyd spoke on the duties col-
lege women can fulfill in the present
emergency.-
"The best thing you can do in this
crisis is kesep on with the work you
have," she declared. "The country is
going to need its women. You will
be doing swell work if you do good
work in college."
Miss Lloyd advised the limiting of
listening to radio broadcasts to two
good ones a day as it takes up too
much time and is too unsettling to
listen to bad news constantly. "There
are other ways of being well-in-
formed," she remarked, and recom-
mended the many fine lectures given
every week on campus and the many

informative books being published
every day such as Berlin Diary, Look-
ing for Trouble and Where Stands the
Winged! Sentry.
Dean Lloyd added further that wo-
men may start new courses in nurs-
ing and home mechanics after the
Christmas holidays, and suggested
that dormitory defense committees be
set up in coordination with her own
committee to organize residents who
wish to volunteer for war work. She
said, "One thing we have had to learn
in this crisis is to give and give and
give."
Concluding her talk she asked col-
lege women to keep calm, steady and
healthy, and to do their studies well.
"I am going to count on all of you.
May God give us the strength and
courage."

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